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Meaning of “patriotic” - Learner’s Dictionary

patriotic

adjective     /ˌpeɪtriˈɒtɪk/
showing love for your country and pride in it: patriotic duty a patriotic songCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesPatriotism and nationalism
patriotism     /ˈpeɪtriətɪzəm/ noun [U] love for and pride in your countryCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesPatriotism and nationalism
Translations of “patriotic”
in Korean 애국의…
in Arabic وَطَني…
in Portuguese patriota…
in Catalan patriòtic…
in Japanese 愛国的な, 愛国心の強い…
in Italian patriottico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛國的, 有愛國心的…
in Russian патриотический…
in Turkish vatansever, yurtsever…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱国的, 有爱国心的…
in Polish patriotyczny…
(Definition of patriotic from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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